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Diary of a California gold miner and sailor, 1851-1859

Diary of a California gold miner and sailor, 1851-1859

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Creator: McIntosh, Elsie M Francis & Loutrel. Daily journal for 1856
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Date: 1851-1859
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Purchased from Goodspeed's Book Shop on the William Robertson Coe Fund, 1967.
Wanting pages for October 9-29, November 13-24.
Abstract:
Printed "Daily Journal for 1856," published by Francis & Loutrel, New York, containing an autograph manuscript diary written by an unidentified writer from Rockland, Maine, describing his experiences at sea and in California gold camps, 1853-1856, with a summary of his voyages as a sailor to ports in the United States and South America, 1851-1859. Brief diary entries concern his departure from Rockland; passage to San Francisco on the William T. Sayward; and experiences as a gold miner in Campo Seco and other locations in Calaveras County, California, and as a sailor on the west coast, 1854-1856. Also present are signatures of Elsie M. McIntosh, Rockland, Maine, 1873, and clippings of poems, notes and drawings, possibly by McIntosh.
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1 v. (ca. 90 p.) ; 34 cm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 12155853
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